PLGA Microspheres Encapsulating LNG + EE

Description: Poly (lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) microspheres encapsulating levonorgestrel (LNG) and ethinyl estradiol (EE).

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: Yes

Delivery Method: Injectable

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • levonorgestrel
  • ethinyl estradiol

Inactive material: PLGA

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: Vel's College of Pharmacy

Project Phase: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Development

Development Stage: Pre-clinical

Active Development: Unknown

Additional Information

  • Dhanaraju MDR, et al. (2006) Biodegradation and biocompatibility of contraceptive-steroid-loaded poly (DL-lactide-co-glycolide) injectable microspheres: in vitro and in vivo study. Contraception. 74(2): 148-56.

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